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Kei Nishikori Citi Open Win Five Encouraging Things


TweetKei Nishikori’s win at the ATP 500 Citi Open last week, his tenth career title and third this season, was an encouraging win and sets the world No.4 up for another great U.S Open run. The Tennis Review looks at five reasons Nishikori fans should be encouraged by his run to the Citi Open title. […]

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ATP Washington 500 What The Title Would Mean to Murray Nishikori Dimitrov


TweetThe ATP 500 Washington Citi Open gets underway next week with Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori, Marin Cilic and Grigor Dimitrov among those playing for the title. While the winner stands to earn 500 points, the trophy and generous prize money, the title would also mean something to the winner in terms of confidence, health, and […]

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Citi Open Men’s Final Review: Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil


TweetMilos Raonic is the 2014 ATP 500 Citi Open champion. The second seed beat 13th seed Vasek Pospisil 6-1, 6-4. The world no.7 will rise to no.6 on the ATP Rankings, equaling his career high achieved after Wimbledon. Pospisil got off to an error strewn start, dropping serve in the opening game. Raonic meanwhile was […]

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Citi Open Final Preview: Milos Raonic Vs Vasek Pospisil

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TweetThe ATP 500 Citi Open will host the first ever all-Canadian contest in an ATP Final.  The tennis review previews this historic match and predicts the likely winner. Head to head: Raonic leads the head to head 1-0. That match was at the Canadian Open 2013, and was a real battle, with Raonic coming through […]

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Vasek Pospisil and Milos Raonic Set up all-Canadian Citi Open Final

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TweetMilos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil set up the first ever all Canadian final at the ATP 500 Citi Open in Washington. Both men did it in style, but very different ones. Second seeded Milos Raonic had the easier passage of the day through to the Citi Open final when he beat Donald Young 6-4, 7-5. […]

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Citi Open Quarter-final Round up

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TweetRichard Gasquet knocked fourth seed Kei Nishikori out of the Citi Open quarter-finals 6-1, 6-4. The world No.14 served and returned at his best, winning 75 percent of his total service points, hitting 9 aces, and converting all 3 of his break points on the Nishikori serve. Nishikori did his best to make a match […]

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Citi Open Day 4 Round up: Pospisil Knocks out Berdych

TweetVasek Pospisil, the 13th seed proved to be unlucky for the ATP 500 Citi Open’s top seed Tomas Berdych. The Canadian knocked out of the  Czech 6-2, 6-4. Pospisil’s serve was on song as he won 69 percent of his service points compared to 54 for Berdych, and the 13th seed broke the Czech four times […]

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Isner right to be upset by Washington scheduling

TweetJohn Isner was not only upset by Steve Johnson at the ATP 500 Citi Open in Washington. He was pretty upset by tournament organizers, too, who scheduled him on an outside court. An ATP 500 event is a big deal, and in American men’s tennis right now, John Isner is the biggest deal of them […]

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Washington ATP Round up Day 3: John Isner Knocked out, Berdych Through


TweetJohn Isner, the fifth seed, was upset in the round of 32 at the Citi Open in Washington by countryman Steve Johnson. Johnson, ranked 68, won the match 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (6). That the match should be decided on a breaker was no surprise, but that Isner should not emerge the winner was. This […]

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Washington Day 2 ATP round-up: Hewitt through, three seeds out on day two

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TweetLleyton Hewitt, the 14th seed, made it through to the third round of the ATP 500 Citi Open in Washington when he beat Marinko Matosevic 6-4, 6-3. Hewitt served at 55 percent, winning 74 percent of those points. He also returned well, breaking his opponent 5 times. Two seeds safely through were Kevin Anderson (7), […]

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